CONTRACT - Design Engineer (United States or Canada)

Location
San Francisco
Job type
Contract
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About Patch

Climate change is a complex, systemic challenge, but the solutions can’t be. As long as climate action is hard to access for companies and consumers, we’ll never have enough unified impact to avoid 1.5°C.

Patch is the platform scaling unified climate action across companies of all sizes, their customers, and their networks. We do this by simplifying and democratizing access to the voluntary carbon market, making it easy for carbon credit sellers to manage inventory and go to market and for buyers to access that supply. We have the broadest selection of vetted carbon credits available, accessible through direct purchases, multi-year offtake agreements, or in any digital transaction using our API.

Companies like Bain & Company, Credit Suisse, and Route rely on Patch to help them accelerate their climate impact while engaging their customers in climate-first experiences. Patch pairs cutting-edge software with impartial, transparent project scrutiny to make climate action accessible and reliable for everyone, so we can rebalance the planet — together.

About position

We’re looking for an experienced Design System expert to come and up-level our design system. You’ll collaborate with our design and engineering teams, with the overall goal of accelerating our product teams by letting them focus on more domain-specific work. Your work will be used by Carbon Removal businesses around the world who rely on our CarbonOS to run their businesses.

What you'll do

  • Establish the structure and strategy towards a robust component and interactions library that solves the needs of design and engineering stakeholders.
  •  Understand the UI, UX, and code problems designers and engineers face
  •  Curate, improve and reinvent (when needed) the components used across our products
  • Work with the design team to define them and spec them.
  • Work with the engineering team to define the deliverable form of each component.
  • Help ensure we hit accessibility standards
  • Identify the highest leverage components and interactions, design and build them in Figma and Storybook, and deliver code artifacts that can be easily used by the engineering team
  • Write detailed documentation with code examples for our design system
  • Participate in design reviews to give and receive feedback
  • Show deep care for visual quality and consistency
  • You will work on a contract assignment for Patch

Who you are

  • You have 5+ years of experience in product design, with a proven track record of design system excellence
  • Experience with Figma and Storybook
  • Experience with accessibility standards
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Are proficient in coding with HTML, CSS, TypeScript, and styled-components

What makes Patch exciting

  • Work with the most talented team in climate tech
  • Time-off as-needed vacation policy
  • If you are extended an offer, that offer may be contingent upon your successful completion of a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with applicable laws. We may obtain one or more background screening reports about you, solely for employment purposes.

Let’s get the world back in sync

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